n (plural seconds-in-command)
- número dos (masculine and feminine) (persona directamente por debajo de la autoridad máxima de una organización, departamento etc) meet John, my second-in-command te presento a John, mi asistente ( or vice etc)More example sentences
- He and his second in command then abandoned their army, leaving Grant's friend Buckner to surrender to him.
- It is difficult to see Robinson as anything other than a second in command, a loyal lieutenant who fulfils his master's wishes.
- I was still looking shocked as I dialed a phone number, not Stallings, but his second in command.
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